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Seven Canadian race bikes from “jersey week” in Ontario

Opportunities to earn a championship jersey are rare. National championships, continental championships and world championships each award a jersey that can be worn at international races, but each happen just once a year.

Between Peterborough national championships and Silver Goose Pan-American championships, Canada’s top cyclocross racers have the chance to upgrade their kit at back-to-back race weekends.

Last weekend at Nicholls Oval Park, a new crop of maple leaf jerseys were handed out to the 2019 Canadian cyclocross champions.

This weekend in Midland, Ont., the Silver Goose will hand out the continental champion jerseys at Pan-American cyclocross championships.

Here are some of the fastest bikes from “jersey week” in Canada. From high end carbon fibre to hand made titanium, these are the race whips Canadians are racing as they chase championship titles in Ontario.

Michael van den Ham’s Vélocolour painted Giant TCX

Michael van den Ham’s national champion edition Giant TCX Advanced. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn.

Ruby West’s Pivot Vault

Ruby West’s Pivot-Maxxis p/b Stan’s NoTubes Vault. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn

Quinton Disera’s Norco Threshold AXS

Quinton Disera’s SRAM AXS Norco Threshold. Photo: Nick Iwanyshin.

Carter Woods’ Naked Bicycles titanium cylocross bike

Carter Woods’ titanium Naked Bicycles cyclocross bike. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn.

Jenn Jackson’s Giant TCX Advanced

Jenn Jackson’s Giant-Easton p/b Transitions Life Care TCX Advanced Pro 1. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn.

Gunnar Holmgren’s Vélocolour painted Cannondale SuperX

Gunnar Holmgren’s national champion Cannondale SuperX. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn.

Sandra Walter’s Liv Brava SLR

Liv Brava SLR
Sandra Walter’s Liv Brava SLR. Photo: Nick Iwanyshyn